The Industrial Revolution began at the end of the 18th century with the introduction of mechanized manufacturing. This led to the assembly line and mass production. Since 1970, machines have become computerized. Now we're entering Industry 4.0.
The Chinese government believes that it can become the top tech nation in the world sooner rather than later. Some milestones have already been met with more in sight as China looks to surpass the US, Japan and Korea.
Hacking by an Australian teenager into Apple's main network has prompted the Californian computer giant to reassure customers that their data was not compromised. The teen is due for sentencing in Melbourne next month.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has opened the world's biggest industrial fair. Poland is the partner nation of the fair that also seeks to allay fears from technological advances associated with Industry 4.0.
Think astronauts are always on duty on the International Space Station? Well you'd be wrong. Even astronauts get time off in space, and holiday, says the German Aerospace Center's Volker Schmid.
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